Organisational Structure

Daniel Liedtke

Doctor of Business Administration

Chief Executive Officer

Chairman of the Executive Committee
Member of the Board

Education and career

  • Since January 2019
    Chief Executive Officer, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group 
  • 2015 - 2018
    Chief Operating Officer, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • 2008 - 2015
    Hospital Manager, Klinik Hirslanden Zurich
  • 2001 - 2008
    various functions at the Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna, Lucerne; latterly: deputy director

Education

  • Doctor of Business Administration (Charles Sturt University)
  • Master of Health Administration
  • Osteopath D.O. (GDK)
  • Physiotherapist (State Diploma)
  • Automotive electronics engineer (State Diploma)

Further information

  • Born in: 1970
  • Familiy: Father of four children
Hirslanden AG
Corporate Office
Boulevard Lilienthal 2
CH-8152 Glattpark

Markus R. Bechtiger

Chief Human Resources Officer

Member of the Executive Committee

Career

  • Since 2018
    Chief Human Resources Officer, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • 2015 – 2018
    Head HR Switzerland and Member of the Swiss Country Executive Committee
  • 2014 – 2015
    Head HR Services Switzerland, Zurich Insurance Company
  • 2007 – 2014
    Various leading positions as HR Business Partner, UBS AG
  • 2005 – 2007
    Head HR Shared Services Switzerland, UBS AG
  • 2003 – 2005
    Head Service Delivery Unit HR & Education, UBS AG 

Education

  • Executive Master in Human Resources Leadership, Rutgers University / SDA Bocconi
  • Diploma Executive Program, Swiss Finance Institute
  • Zurich School of Economics and Business Administration (formerly HWV)
  • Commercial Apprenticeship

Further Information

  • Born in: 1964
  • Family and marital status: married, two children
Hirslanden AG
Corporate Office
Boulevard Lilienthal 2
CH-8152 Glattpark

Stéphan Studer

Chief Operating Officer West

Member of the Executive Committee

Career

  • Since May 2019
    Chief Operating Officer West, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • from 2018
    Regional Operating Officer West, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • from 2015
    Hospital Manager of the Hirslanden Clinique La Colline
  • before
    Administrative Director of the Department of Musculoskeletal System and the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV)

Education

  • Qualified physiotherapist
  • Master en Sciences Sociales, University of Lausanne
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Geneva
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS), Health Care Administration, University of St. Gallen

Further Information

  • Born in: 1975
  • Family: married, father of two children
  • Until 2015 part-time international football referee for the World Football Association (FIFA)
Hirslanden AG
Corporate Office
Boulevard Lilienthal 2
CH-8152 Glattpark

Dr. Christian Westerhoff

Dr. med.

Chief Clinical Officer

Member of the Operations Committee
Member of the Executive Committee

Education and Career

  • Since April 2015
    Chief Clinical Officer, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • 2009 - 2015
    Head of Clinical Services, Hirslanden Corporate Office, Zurich
  • 2008 - 2009
    Deputy hospital manager, Klinik Hirslanden Zurich
  • 2007 - 2009
    Head of Clinical Services, Klinik Hirslanden Zurich
  • 2005 - 2007
    Head of Corporate Development, Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich
  • 2002 - 2005
    Medical management, Lukas-Krankenhaus Bünde (D)

Education

  • Medical degree
  • Specialist for surgery
  • Post-graduate studies in Hospital Management
  • Training in medical quality management
  • Master of Business Administration

Further Information

  • Born in: 1967
  • Family and marital status: Married, two children
Hirslanden AG
Corporate Office
Boulevard Lilienthal 2
CH-8152 Glattpark

Charl Goosen

Chief Information Officer

Member of the Executive Committee

Career

  • Since April 2019
    Chief Information Officer, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group

  • Since 2016 - 2019
    Group General Manager: SAP Architect, Mediclinic Group Services

  • Since 2004 – 2015
    Associate Director in IT Risk Assurance, PricewaterhouseCoopers South Africa

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Auditing with Honours from Stellenbosch University
  • Registered Chartered Accountant South Africa, CA(SA)
  • Registered Information Systems Auditor, CISA
  • Business Degree and Honours Degree in Accounting from the University of Johannesburg

Further Information

  • Born in 1970
  • Married with three children
Hirslanden AG
Corporate Office
Boulevard Lilienthal 2
CH-8152 Glattpark

Stephan Pahls

Dr. med.

Chief Operating Officer East

Member of the Executive Committee

Career

  • Since May 2019
    Chief Operating Officer East, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • from 2018
    Regional Operating Officer East, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • from 2015
    Head of Business Development, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
    2017-18 additionally Hospital Manager of the Hirslanden Klinik Linde
  • from 2013
    Self-employed management consultant
  • from 2008
    Head of Business Development, Klinik Hirslanden
  • Before
    Development cooperation in the Middle East for various international organisations
    Assistant Doctor Internal Medicine at the City Hospital Triemli and University Hospital Zurich 

Education

  • Study of Human Medicine, University of Zurich
  • Master of Science of Health Policy, Planning and Financing
  • Executive Master of Business Administration

Further Information

  • Born in: 1966
  • Family: married, father of four children
Hirslanden AG
Corporate Office
Boulevard Lilienthal 2
CH-8152 Glattpark

Pierre-Antoine Binard

Chief Financial Officer

Member of the Executive Committee
Member of the Board

Career

  • Since 2018
    Chief Financial Officer, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • 2010 – 2018
    Chief Financial Officer, Manor
  • 2008 – 2010
    Chief Financial Officer, Carrefour Malaysia and Singapore
  • 2000 – 2008
    Head of Controlling, Carrefour Switzerland
  • 1998 – 2000
    Head of Controlling, Fujitsu France
  • 1996 – 1998
    Commercial Controller, Heineken France

Education

  • Certified Accountant (DECF, France)
  • ISG Business School (France)

Further Information

  • Born in: 1971
  • Family and marital status: married, two children
Hirslanden AG
Corporate Office
Boulevard Lilienthal 2
CH-8152 Glattpark

Ralph Panoff

Transformation Officer

Education and career

  • Since October 2016
    Transformation Officer, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
  • 2013 – 2016
    Managing Director, Panoff Consulting GmbH
  • 2007 – 2013
    Various roles at AMAG Automobil- und Motoren AG
    (Chief Information Officer, Managing Director AMAG Retail)
  • 1997 – 2007
    Various roles at The Information Management Group, a spinoff from the University of St. Gallen (Head of Business Unit, Head of Consulting Europe)
  • Education
    SMP: St. Gallen Executive Management Program
    INSEAD Executive Leadership & Strategic Management of Services
    Diploma in General Management
    Certified Airline Professional 

Further information

  • Born in 1962
  • Married and the father of a daughter 
Hirslanden AG
Corporate Office
Boulevard Lilienthal 2
CH-8152 Glattpark

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